What has four leaflets, is green and is the subject of a gala event? It’s the 4—H clover! 4-H is an informal education program for youth ages 5-19 who want to “learn by doing” which is the 4-H philosophy. What’s the gala event? Why it’s Dancin’ in the Clover of course and the sixth one at that!
Scott Technologies, Inc. plans to invest $28.7 million in Monroe over the next five years, creating 67 new jobs at the location.
Every day, 315 Union County Public Schools yellow buses travel more than 30,000 miles, carrying approximately 24,000 children to school and then safely home again in the afternoon.
Thanks to generous community supporters, volunteers with the local nonprofit Common Heart have been able to file taxes for 86 residents just one month into its free income tax service.
Weddington superstar Stephanie Watts passed former Parkwood great Tiffany Brown to become Union County's all-time leading scorer in Tuesday's win. Watts will be playing for the UNC Tar Heels this time next year.
Jamison Crowder his completed his record-setting football career at Duke University, and now he's training for the NFL Combine. The 5-9, 175-pound receiver earned his degree in 3.5 years, so he doesn't have to worry about taking classes while he's getting ready for the NFL.
Former Monroe High QB Quay Chambers will be a redshirt sophomore on Duke's football team in the fall. Between now and then the 6-3, 215-pounder is trying to win the starting job at slot receiver.
The Carolina Panthers had a losing season, but they also won a playoff game. Here's a look at the offense, defense and special teams graded out.
Two years ago a Wisconsin man hospitalized for pneumonia was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and prescribed 100 mg of Januvia, one of the common oral medications used for treatment. A month later, he was back in the hospital complaining about stomach pain and worried something else was wrong.
Union County Playmakers will put on its first stage production in March with “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940.”
Margo Metzger describes it as a movement — a Southern craft beer movement. Bill Manley calls it a Renaissance.
Not all flowers are edible. In fact, some can make you downright ill, so do your homework before nibbling from the landscape.
A century ago celebrated poet Robert Frost published “Mending Wall” in which he penned “good fences make good neighbors”.
I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Union County again on the Board of County Commissioners. One of the goals I have is to help bring a better understanding of the issues we face to the taxpayers.
I believe in Kay Hagan
Stand up for Second Amendment
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia